The Lovely Project Experience 2023

The Lovely Project Experience 2023 is Coming- February 4th. We are young women dealing with real issues—some of which, no generation has seen or experienced before. We were never meant to navigate this life alone, yet so many of us continue to struggle down that lonely path. We were made for friendships, made to belong. […]

Second Annual Couture in The Courtyard

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Couture in The Courtyard You’re invited to join us on Saturday, November 9th 2019 for the second annual Couture in the Courtyard presented by the Shops of Ivanhoe Row & Friends, benefiting The Lovely Project Foundation. We will feature the finest of our Fall/Pre-Holiday Collections in Apparel, Fine Jewelry, and Eyewear. This event’s purpose is […]

Thank You Orlando Whiskey Festival!

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A very big thank you to our friends at Orlando Whiskey Festival who raised $26,0777 at their annual event! We are so thankful for Strombeck, Renewal by Andersen of Florida, and all of the other event sponsors, coordinator and attendees! We could not do what we do without the support of our generous sponsors.

Lovely Junior 2019

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Lovely Junior is Coming May 18th, 2019 Lovely Junior is back with our brand new theme #LovelyBreakstheInternet! Join us for activities, games, inspiring speakers, and tons of interactive fun! Plus, the Northwest Dance Studio will wow us with an incredible show. This is event is free, but space is limited to 75 girls and registration […]

Announcing Our Newest Partnership!

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We are so excited to announce our new partnership with Advent Health! Advent Health is sponsoring our girls’ mentorship program for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year at Wheatley Elementary. We are so grateful for their support! We could not do what we do every week without the support of the generous community we have here […]

I Hated Myself: Melissa’s Story

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As a young girl, I was very close to both my parents and my older brother. It was always very important to me to make my loved ones happy. I always tried my hardest to be the best daughter I could be; I was obedient, patient, and worked hard in school as I was encouraged […]

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone & Take A Risk

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Life is full of scary things: speaking in public, meeting new people, first day of school, travel, first job, trying out for a team, shoulder pads from the 80’s, and that casserole you tried to make last week. But learning how to take that big, scary first step is not scary. And taking small steps outside your […]

Confessions From a Former Mean Girl

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I used to be the mean girl. It was nearing the end of the school year, so that day in P.E. we were doing physical evaluations, followed by time for “free-choice” activities. A lot of us were just hanging out on the bleachers, and I thought that would be the perfect place for the “prank” […]

I Prayed to Die: Emily’s Story

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We’ve all heard the saying live like you are dying, and as cliché as it sounds, I did not start living until I was told that death was imminent. But I am getting ahead of myself… My childhood seemed perfect, especially to the outsider looking in. I had an older brother who doubled as my best […]

From Feeling Worthless to Lovely: Rachel’s Story

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Middle school is said to be the most insecure time of your life, and I was just another example of it. I was convinced that I was ugly and too quiet. I had good friends, but managed to ruin them one way or another. I ruined friendships by getting jealous or they would just get tired […]